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Burkina Faso army says it will cede power
Lieutenant-Colonel serving as interim president says transfer of power to civilian leaders will be 'fast'.
Last updated: 04 Nov 2014 12:25 GMT
African Union issues Burkina Faso ultimatum
African Union gives West African country two weeks to pick civilian leader or face sanctions over military takeover.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2014 19:39 GMT
UN urges civilian transfer in Burkina Faso
UN threatens to impose economic sanctions if the army does not hand power to civilian rule.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2014 06:11 GMT
Protests hit Burkina Faso after army takeover
Military power grab after President Compaore's resignation prompts rallies in capital and international condemnation.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2014 21:14 GMT
Burkina Faso opposition rejects army takeover
Opposition parties describe the takeover a confiscation of people's victory.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 22:26 GMT
Burkina Faso's military backs Colonel Zida
Top army officials say Lieutenant Colonel Issac Zida should lead country after protests forced president to step down.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 15:56 GMT
Rival officers claim power in Burkina Faso
Colonel says he is in charge hours after nation's top general, an ally of the ousted president, did the same.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 11:22 GMT
What next for Burkina Faso?
Al Jazeera asks what the near future will bring for West African country after President Blaise Campoare resigned.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2014 04:48 GMT
Army chief takes power in Burkina Faso
General Honore Traore in charge of West African nation after violent protests force President Blaise Compaore to resign.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 23:28 GMT
Burkina Faso: Ghost of 'Africa's Che Guevara'
In the weeks before violent protests, some Burkinabes' thoughts turned to slain leader Thomas Sankara for inspiration.
Last updated: 31 Oct 2014 10:52 GMT
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Displaced CAR Muslims in dire straits
UNHCR says hundreds of people trapped in Yaloke town risk death if they are not evacuated to safety urgently.
'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
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